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Human Resources

Federation University Australia
         University Drive  |  Mt Helen  |  Ballarat
         POST   PO Box 663  Ballarat  VIC  3353
         CALL    (03) 5327 9756


Overall responsibility for leading the development and delivery of our people strategy focusing on key priorities of workforce planning, people and leadership capability, talent and performance management, organisational culture realignment and change agility.

Director, Human ResourcesDeborah Walker(03) 5327 9718
Personal Assistant to Director, Human ResourcesShelley Nash(03) 5327 9514
Manager, Org. Development and PerformanceAnna Vagias(03) 5327 9207

HR Business Partnering


Pro-active issue resolution, workforce planning, organisational and people capabilities (PRDP), performance, staff awards, organisational change and culture.

Manager, HR Business PartneringKaren Willey(03) 5327 9366
HR Business PartnerCarl Trotta(03) 5327 9304
HR Business PartnerKelley Jones(03) 5327 9512
HR Business PartnerBen Dulude(03) 5327 6239
HR Services OfficerCamilla Barker(03) 5327 8719

HR Shared Services


Talent management (recruitment, selection, attraction and retention), remuneration (payroll and superannuation), academic promotion, maternity leave, immigration, systems (ESS, FedUni associates, PageUp, PRDP) and management information reporting.

Manager, HR Shared ServicesGlenn Bench(03) 5327 9517
Team Leader, OperationsLisa West(03) 5327 9620
Coordinator, HR [Monday to Wednesday]Richelle Brehaut(03) 5327 9367
Human Resources AdvisorJodie Plowright(03) 5327 6935
Human Resources AdvisorMichelle Krutli(03) 5327 6737
Human Resources Officer (and Reception)Laura Ryan(03) 5327 9756
HR Systems and Analytics


Workforce and Systems AnalystLachie McLeod(03) 5327 6175
Coordinator, HR Management Information SystemsAndrew Christensen(03) 5327 9157


Team Leader, PayrollCarole Nimmo(03) 5327 9519
Payroll OfficerAlison Castley(03) 5327 6711
Payroll OfficerLisa Ashmore(03) 5327 6817
Payroll OfficerAndrea Gedye(03) 5327 9576

Workplace Relations / Workplace Support

Workplace relations, workplace agreements, employee wellbeing, EAP, return to work and WorkCover.

Manager, Workplace RelationsMatt Morris(03) 5327 6497
WorkCover and Return to Work AdvisorJoanne Fiorenza(03) 5327 6197